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Julia Simon


Labor Representation in Post-Mubarak Egypt: An Interview with the Late Samer Soliman

[Samer Soliman (1968-2012). From Samer Soliman's Facebook Page.]

[The following is the audio and transcript of an interview conducted by Julia Simon with the late Samer Soliman in September 2011. The interview discusses the state workers’ organization and associational freedom in post-Mubarak Egypt. Soliman was Professor of Political Science at American University in Cairo (AUC), and a founding member of the Egyptian Social Democratic Party. His publications include The Autumn of Dictatorship: Fiscal Crisis and Political Change ...

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Interview with Egyptian Presidential Candidate Abdel Moneim Abul Fettouh

[Abdel Moneim Abul Fetouh presidential ad poster]

I interviewed Egyptian presidential candidate Abdel Moneim Abul Fettouh. In three short parts below, Mr. Abul Fettouh discusses the most important aspects of his electoral platform, covering a variety of economic and political issues.

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Julia Simon


Julia Simon is a radio journalist based in Cairo. She has worked for Marketplace, BBC, and NPR.